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[12/08/09 - 11:24 AM]
Acclaimed Actress Julia Ormond Stars in Lifetime Movie Network's 'The Wronged Man'
Gale Anne Hurd and Tom McLoughlin are behind the film, premiering Sunday, January 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from Lifetime Movie Network]

Acclaimed Actress Julia Ormond Stars in Lifetime Movie Network's 'The Wronged Man'

Based on a Powerful True Story of one Woman's Fight to Exonerate a Wrongfully Convicted Man

Original Film From Executive Producer GALE ANNE HURD, Director TOM MCLOUGHLIN and Teleplay by TEENA BOOTH to Premiere January 17, 2010

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 -- World renowned actress Julia Ormond (Legends of the Fall, Sabrina) headlines the Lifetime Movie Network Original Movie, The Wronged Man, an unforgettable story of one woman's 22-year quest for justice and redemption for a man wrongfully convicted of a crime that shook a small, Southern town. Based on a true story and from Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd (Terminator franchise, The Incredible Hulk), Director Tom McLoughlin (D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear) and teleplay by Teena Booth (Natalee Holloway), the film follows the unlikely friendship between paralegal Janet "Prissy" Gregory (Ormond) and falsely accused Calvin Willis (Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, The 4400) as they fight to overturn his unjust sentence. The Wronged Man reunites Ormond and Ali, who both appeared in the critically acclaimed feature film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Produced by Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures and Sony Pictures Television, The Wronged Man will premiere Sunday, January 17, 2010, at 8pm ET/9pm PT, on Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime's sister network and the second highest rated women's channel.

ABOUT THE WRONGED MAN

Janet "Prissy" Gregory (Ormond), a single mother with a haunted past, is a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about the culpability of Calvin Willis (Ali), an African-American husband and father wrongfully accused of assaulting a neighborhood girl. Eventually convinced of Calvin's innocence, Janet decides, at great personal cost, to take on his case and fight for him when many of those closest to him turned their backs. Despite seemingly insurmountable odds, she wages a 22-year battle against the justice system, and with the help of The Innocence Project, an organization that works to exonerate wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing, she accomplished the near-impossible feat of overturning the travesty that put Calvin in prison for more than two decades.

Immediately following the film, Lifetime Movie Network will air a public service announcement (PSA) featuring Ormond. The PSA will educate and inform viewers about The Innocence Project. For more information, please visit www.mylifetime.com.

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION

The Wronged Man is produced by Valhalla Motion Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Lifetime Movie Network. Gale Anne Hurd (Terminator franchise, Armageddon, Aliens) executive produced. Gary Ventimiglia (Punisher: War Zone) co-executive produced, Robert J. Wilson (Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal) produced and Tom McLoughlin (Odd Girl Out, D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear) directed the teleplay by Teena Booth (Natalee Holloway, Lifetime's upcoming original Pregnancy Pact), based upon the magazine article by Andrew Corsello.

ABOUT SONY PICTURES TELEVISION

Sony Pictures Television is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, including series, telefilms, theatrical releases and family entertainment around the world and for every platform: broadcast and cable television, first-run and off-network syndication and digital distribution. In addition to one of the industry's largest libraries of feature films and television shows, SPT boasts a current program slate that includes the top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. Internationally, SPT is a leading producer of local language scripted and non-scripted programming. SPT also sells SPE-owned formats in approximately 70 countries. To better serve its clients and partners worldwide, SPT maintains offices throughout the world, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France,

Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the People's Republic of China, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Venezuela and the United Kingdom. SPT's worldwide television networks portfolio, which includes branded networks AXN, Sony Entertainment Television, and Animax, is a key strategy in SPE's long-range commitment to the global marketplace, with 119 channel feeds available in more than 130 countries, reaching almost 400 million households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE's premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT is a part owner of cable channel GSN, FEARnet, the premier horror/thriller website and VOD service, and national media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT advertiser sales is one of the premiere national advertising sales companies, handling the commercial inventory in SPT's syndicated series as well as in all of SPE's digital businesses in the United States, and for Sony Music Entertainment. SPT (www.sonypicturestelevision.com) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.

ABOUT LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK

Lifetime Movie Network is the #2 women's channel, behind only its sister network Lifetime Television. The first ten months of 2009 were the Network's most watched ten months of any year in both Total Day and Primetime among key demographics, including Households, Women 18-49, Women 18+, as well in Prime among Women 18-34 and Women 25-54.

In 2009, Lifetime Movie Network's slate of 16 original movies included Natalee Holloway, which premiered on April 19 and broke all Lifetime Movie Network records, becoming the number one original movie in the Network's eleven year history. Other films that debuted on the Network included two movies adapted from best-selling books by author Ann Rule - Ann Rule's Too Late to Say Goodbye, featuring Rob Lowe, and the miniseries event Ann Rule's Everything She Ever Wanted, with Gina Gershon and Victor Garber. The Christmas Hope, based on the third novel of Donna VanLiere's best-selling Christmas trilogy, will premiere in December, 2009. This year, Lifetime Movie Network reached more than 72 million U.S. subscribers, making it the industry's fastest growing channel.*

Lifetime Television�, Lifetime Movie Network�, Lifetime Real Women� and Lifetime Digital(TM) (which includes myLifetime.com, LMN.tv, Lifetime Games, Roiworld.com, DressUpChallenge.com, MothersClick.com and LifetimeMoms.com) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A&E Television Networks, LLC. A&E Television Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group, Hearst Corporation and NBC Universal.

*Among channels with at least 51 million households.





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